CenterView: April 23, 2012
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Beth O’Reilly, heart transplant recipient
Leland resident Beth O’Reilly bubbled with excitement the morning of April 18 as she shared news about the impending arrival of her third grandson.
Unfortunately, money matters. But preoccupation with how the Medical Center’s activities are financed shouldn’t detract from the focus on quality programs in education, research and health care.
Construction of a new research building, which will include space for start-up biotechnology companies, could start in January 2013.
Whether trimming waste from the supply chain or eliminating redundancies of effort among the workforce, in corporate America today, thin is most definitely in.
A recent study found that the incidence of a certain type of oral cancer linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) increased by 225 percent from 1988 to 2004 nationwide, highlighting a growing public-health concern over cancer-causing oral infections.
During the week of May 7-11, all Medical Center employees are invited to “Catch the UMMC Spirit” through a series of events both on and off campus. Register for a drawing to trade parking spaces with a hospital administrator for one week, nominate a co-worker for a Team Spirit Award and get tickets for UMMC Night at the Mississippi Braves.